[Bioperl-l] Budle::BioPerl dependency issues

Chris Fields cjfields at uiuc.edu
Mon Nov 20 12:36:41 EST 2006

> On Nov 19, 2006, at 6:58 PM, Phillip SanMiguel wrote:
> > [...]
> > My guess is that he thought that bioperl bundle installed the 
> > dependencies *and* bioperl itself. That was my presumption 
> the first 
> > time I saw it on CPAN.
> Me too, actually.
> Perhaps there could be a big, bold warning displayed when 
> using CPAN to install Bundle::BioPerl, saying something like 
> "you will still need to install BioPerl separately by doing ..." ?
> Likewise, I think the INSTALL document that comes with the 
> BioPerl distribution (and on the wiki) implies the difference 
> between BioPerl and Bundle::BioPerl but doesn't say so explicitly.
> I'd be happy to add this to INSTALL if there are no objections...
> Dave


Go ahead.  We need to also make the change on the wiki in the relevant

Christopher Fields
Postdoctoral Researcher - Switzer Lab
Dept. of Biochemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 


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